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Best Hotel in Mai Khao Beach – Renaissance Phuket

December 1, 2018

Just steps away from the dazzling sea, you can find Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, a small piece of heaven in Thailand! Let’s dive into the luxury world of  Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa and the highlights that will pamper you in the best way possible while you are spending your holidays in Phuket, Thailand.


The Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa is located on Mai Khao beach in the northwest part of the island. One of the beauties of its prime location is that the beach is ridiculously quiet – even the portion in front of the hotel – so it feels like you’re somewhere very secluded.


Arriving at the hotel around 2 pm, we were promptly welcomed by the friendly staff with a refreshing welcome drink. The Check-in process was straightforward and fast, so we were guided to our room in no time after a short explanation of the hotel facilities.

The Room 

On our first night, we stayed at Deluxe Lagoon Room, beautifully decorated with a fresh and tropical style. In the corner, there was a window sofa and a small table with a Welcome Virgin Mojito Set waiting for us. It was fun & refreshing getting to prepare our own mojitos according to their recipe. The bed was queen-sized and very comfortable, and our balcony had lovely views over the lagoon.

On our second night, we got to stay at a Pool Villa. Every Pool villa features a leatherback sea turtle roof that provides a serene and exotic environment to indulge in the outstanding garden and sea views. Our villa was incredibly spacious, modern and elegant with a private swimming pool right in front of the bed. The swimming pool could be accessed through the room or bathroom, and the small deck outside with two sunbeds was perfect for relaxing under the honeymoon vibes. Honeymooners, LGBT couples or group of friends:  the resort’s villas will offer you the privacy and luxury you deserve while just a  few steps away from the soft white sand beach!

The Breakfast 

Can you guess what our favourite meal of the day is? Yes, you got it! Breakfast was served at Local Vore restaurant, which didn’t disappoint our high expectations. There was literally a little bit of everything; a juice bar that made fresh smoothies the way you like them; an egg station; infinite choices of bread and muffins and all types of baked goods; the usual sausages, baked beans and other English breakfast yumminess; and an extensive selection of Asian options.


We love Thai food, so we decided to give Takieng a try for our first dinner, and our experience was simply fantastic. This restaurant has the best of Thai cuisine and exquisite flavour combinations, so we genuinely recommend you make a reservation and experience their food- you won’t be disappointed.

Sand Box Restaurant and Bar is perfect for a light lunch during the day or a relaxing night with friends and tasting delicious BBQ dishes! We had dinner here on our second day and truly loved the atmosphere: having our feet in the sand while enjoying some delicious ribs and mouthwatering desserts.

The Spa 

Quan Spa is an Oasis of Exotic Luxury and Comfort of the Renaissance, and you can tell that as soon as you get in. Peace & Serenity – that’s all you feel as soon as you enter one of the treatment rooms. Here you can choose from therapies with milk or herbs, spices or a selection of spa therapies, soothing treatments, and massages that will suit all your needs! We had an incredible oil massage followed by a delicious warm tea that took us straight to heaven.


We had a wonderful time at Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa. Overall, everything went really well and it was a pleasurable experience from start to finish. Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa is a terrific choice if you wish to relax in a tropical paradise and enjoy ultimate luxury. We had a wonderful time at this hotel and would highly suggest it to all of you!

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa


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